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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

dress up
[verb]
Synonyms: adorn, beautify, bedeck, deck, decorate, embellish, garnish, ornament, prank, trim
[verb]
Synonyms: deck (out), dike (out or up), doll out, doll up, dude up, fix up, gussy up, prank, prick (up), primp, prink (up), slick, smarten (up), smug, spiff, spruce (up), tog (out or up), toggle, trick (off, out, or up), disguise, camouflage, cloak, dissemble, dissimulate, mask
Related Idioms: dress fit to kill, dress to the nines, put on the dog
Related Words: prettify, pretty (up), apparel, array, attire, clad, clothe, dress, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, overdress, preen, prim (up)
English Thesaurus: clothes, clothing, garment, dress, wear, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

dress up phrasal verb (see also dress)

1. to wear special clothes for fun, or to put special clothes on someone
dress up as
He went to the party dressed up as a Chicago gangster.
dress up in
I keep a box of old clothes for the children to dress up in.
dress somebody ↔ up
We dressed him up as a gorilla.

2. to wear clothes that are more formal than the ones you would usually wear:
It’s a small informal party – you don’t have to dress up.

3. dress something ↔ up to make something more interesting or attractive:
It was the old offer dressed up as something new.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

dress something up
dress (something) up
to make something look better or different than it really is.
No matter how you dress it up, the fact is that we lost.

His business record is a string of failures dressed up as successes.

Usage notes: often followed by as, as in the second example
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of dress up (= to wear more formal clothes)

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

dress up
dress (something) up
to make something look better or different than it really is.
No matter how you dress it up, the fact is that we lost.

His business record is a string of failures dressed up as successes.

Usage notes: often followed by as, as in the second example
Etymology: based on the literal meaning of dress up (= to wear more formal clothes)

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

dress up
to put on/wear one's best clothes
I decided to dress up for dinner at the restaurant.

I decided to dress up to go to dinner on Saturday night.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

dress up
v.
1a. To put on best or special clothes.
Billy hated being dressed up and took off his best suit as soon as he got home from church.
1b. To put on a costume for fun or clothes for a part in a play.
Mary was dressed up to play Cinderella in her school play.
2. To make (something) look different; make (something) seem better or more important.
A fresh coat of paint will dress up the old bicycle very much.
Tommy dressed up the story of what he did on vacation and made it seem twice as interesting as it was.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary


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